May 9, 2003

Mauritanian security forces have arrested students and university lecturers regarded as sympathetic to the Ba'ath Party of Saddam Hussein. Police claim pro-Iraqi elements in the university were suspected of planning attacks against western interests, including the Israeli embassy in the capital.

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